Critical Appraisal for Psychiatrists by Stephen M LawrieCritical Appraisal for Psychiatrists by Stephen M Lawrie

Critical Appraisal for Psychiatrists

byStephen M Lawrie, Andrew M Mcintosh, Sanjay Rao

Paperback | November 10, 2000

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A short introduction to critical appraisal, research methods and statistics in psychistry, aimed in particular at trainees sitting the MRCPsych and similar exams.
Title:Critical Appraisal for PsychiatristsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 9.75 × 7.5 × 0.68 inPublished:November 10, 2000Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0443070172

ISBN - 13:9780443070174

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Table of Contents

A rationale for EBMH. Clinical governance. Information needs in everyday clinical practice. Asking clinical questions. Getting answers. Resources. Designing a research project. Case reports, series and uncontrolled studies. Surveys. Clincal audit.Qualitative studies. Case-control studies. Cohort studies. Clinical trials. Economic analysis. Systematic reviews and meta-analysis. Types of data. Rates. Probability. Parametric and non-parametric statistics. Measures of central tendency and dispersion. Camparing groups. Relationships between groups. Multivariate statistics. Meta-analysis statistics. Critical appraisal diagnosis, treatment, systematic reviews and meta-analysis, prognosis, economics, guidelines, aetiology/harm, clinical audit. Mock exam papers.